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  • “Fringe” recap: What’s the FBI?

     
    I’m going to be having nightmares off the opening of “The Abducted.” I’m man enough to say it. Little kid, scared of monsters in his closet. You know what’s coming. You saw the freaky dude shaving his head only a......
  • Ernie Borgnine–the next Betty White?

     
    He's got a funny supporting role in the all-star spy actioner RED, opening in Oct. He's slated to be in Orlando for the FXShow convention in mid October, too. And in January, Ernest Borgnine, Oscar winner, will be honored by the Screen Actor's Guild at...
  • L.A. Unheard: Cassorla

     
    Editor's note: Welcome to the first installment of L.A. Unheard, a new series on the best local musicians yet to reach your ears. Come back every Wednesday for a new favorite band. The band: Cassorla, a trio based in Eagle Rock. The sound: A...
  • Movie Review: The Last Airbender

     
    M. Night Shyamalan peers over the edge and into the abyss with The Last Airbender.  Yes, that's water ahead of him, water all around him. And it's swirling.  This colossal folly, the fiasco of the summer of 2010 — gives us all a ringside seat...
  • Mailbag: Dump dirt, debris into Irwindale pits

    In regards to trucks hauling tons of dirt and rocks from nearby catch basins and dumping it at a "sediment site," which may be endangering nearby residents, has anyone considered dumping all this material in the huge pits in Irwindale? These pits were...
  • People in the News: Beeves given Ellis Island medals

    Dr. Jerold Beeve and his wife Dorothy Beeve, of La Cañada Flintridge, were each awarded one of 100 Ellis Island Medals of Honor presented in May by the National Ethnic Coalition. The couple are founders of the Beeve Foundation for World Eye and Health...
  • Find Your American Ancestors Online

    Find Your American Ancestors Online
    If you had a great grandparent come through Ellis Island, you can find their original signature and even how much money they were carrying in their pocket.' Share | You can find your earliest American ancestor if they came through Ellis Island on...
  • 'The Last Airbender'

    M. Night Shyamalan peers over the edge and into the abyss with The Last Airbender. Yes, that's water ahead of him, water all around him. And it's swirling. This colossal folly, the fiasco of the summer of 2010 -- gives us all a ringside seat at the...
  • The 1930s: Tourists arrive and the population doubles, despite hardships

    The busted land boom gave Fort Lauderdale an early taste of the Great Depression years before the rest of the country experienced it. But the city's main draw, its waterways, proved an economic lifeline. While not yet a regular port of call for passenger...
  • Gift of sight

    Gift of sight
    For nearly 20 years, Glendale ophthalmologist Dr. Jerold E. Beeve and his wife, Dorothy, have made annual trips to Fiji to provide eye and health care to Fijians suffering from various eye ailments and diseases. On May 7, the National Ethnic Coalition...
  • Book review: 'The Warmth of Other Suns' by Isabel Wilkerson

    Book review: 'The Warmth of Other Suns' by Isabel Wilkerson
    The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration Isabel Wilkerson Random House: 622 pp, $30 It was an all-too-familiar dispatch from a particular time and place. The Clarks, a young black family of four, were trying to improve...